Kōrero: Te whānau tamariki

Hei tiki

Hei tiki

He īnanga pounamu tēnei hei tiki. I whakairotia tēnei tiki i waenganui i te tau 1500 me te 1850. E kī ana ētahi ka ahu mai te hei tiki i a Hineteiwaiwa. Kei ētahi ko te tangata tuatahi tēnei ko Tiki.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Hope Tupara, 'Te whānau tamariki - Ngā tikanga o te hapū me te whakawhānau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27621/hei-tiki (accessed 20 October 2019)

Story by Hope Tupara, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017